Chief Medical Officer, Providence Genomics; Member and Director, Translational Molecular Pathology and Molecular Genomics, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
Dr. Bifulco is a Surgical Pathologist with additional fellowship subspecialty training, expertise, and board certification in Molecular Genetic Pathology and Hematopathology. Dr. Bifulco currently serves as Chief Medical Officer, Providence Genomics, and as Member and Director of Translational Molecular Pathology and Molecular Genomics at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute in Portland, Oregon, a division of Providence Cancer Institute. He oversees Providence Molecular Genomics Laboratory, one of the largest clinical genomics labs in the Pacific Northwest, which provides state-of-the-art genomic sequencing to cancer patients across the seven state PSJH system. Prior to joining Providence, Dr. Bifulco served on the Pathology faculty at Yale University and completed fellowships in Oncologic Surgical Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. His current translational research is focused on supporting the characterization of the tumor immune microenvironment through immunohistochemical and image analysis techniques, and on the integration of genomics with immunotherapies. Dr. Bifulco serves on the Global Colon Cancer Immunoscore Task Force led by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), and is Co-Chair of the SITC Pathology Task Force convened to establish multiplexed immunohistochemistry/ immunofluorescence (mIHC/IF) standards.